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    difference between teleological and deontological ethics

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    1.Ethical theories can be divided into the following two groups: teleological and deontological. First, explain what teleological ethical theories and deontological theories of ethics are, comparing the two.

    2. give examples of how ethical conduct would be analyzed according to each of these two types of theories. Which of these two types of theories do you find more valid for analyzing ethical conduct? Explain.

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    Hello,

    Let me try to give you a way forward toward understanding the difference between teleological and deontological ethics. You'll then need to work out sources and how the examples match up to each ethical theory.

    If you understand that a kitten grows up to be a cat - so long as it's not killed along the way - or that an acorn grows to be an oak tree - again, provided it's not killed along the way - then you understand something about teleology. The term can be traced to 'telos,' which means end or goal. If ...

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    The difference between teleological and deontological ethics is noted.

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